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xx   BRASS

Tip suggests using a vibrating case polisher to clean brass hardware.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #32 May-Jun 1993 pg. 16

How to care for copper and brass.
AMERICANA Nov-Dec 1984 (v.12#5) pg. 14

How to care for copper, brass and bronze. Tips on identifying the finish, cleaning, and polishing.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1975 (v.53#6) pg. J12 (104+)

How to care for copper and brass cookware and serving pieces.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1978 (v.56#2) pg. G2 (190+)

Caring for copper and brass housewares.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jul-Aug 1990 (v.21#4) pg. 12

Tips on treating brass and other metal parts to reduce oxidation.

How to keep exterior brass shiny.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #314 Jan 1991 (v.41#1) pg. 4

Tips on cleaning brass and applying a protective coat of clear lacquer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #350 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.44#7) pg. 13

Tips on coating brass to prevent tarnishing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #33 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 10
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #34 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 6

Tip on polishing small brass hardware using a handloading case-polishing machine.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 28

Tips on preparing brass to receive a varnish finish to retard tarnishing.
FINE WOODWORKING #68 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 16

Reviving period hardware. Hints for restoring brass hardware found on antique furniture.
FINE WOODWORKING #75 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 70

How to achieve a durable finish on polished brass.
HOME MECHANIX #686 Jun 1985 (v.81) pg. 24

Tip: Use boiling water and baking soda to clean paint, varnish and shellac from brass.
HOME MECHANIX #693 Jan 1986 (v.82) pg. 24

Maintaining metal around your home. (1) Repair dented/damaged aluminum siding. (2) Protecting steel and iron from corrosion. (3) Caring for brass and copper.
HOME MECHANIX #786 Jun 1994 (v.90) pg. 18

How to clean small brass or copper items without polishing.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.13#3) pg. 64

How to clean and lacquer brass.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1973 (v.1#1) pg. 12

Tip: Coat polished brass with silicone sprays instead of lacquer.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1975 (v.3#11) pg. 2

Tip: How to maintain brass hardware with tung oil.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1979 (v.7#10) pg. 115

Tip: How to safely polish brass screw heads.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan 1982 (v.10#1) pg. 19

Tip: Clean copper and brass with household ammonia.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug-Sep 1983 (v.11#7) pg. 151

Tip on stripping brass hardware using a mixture of wood ashes and water.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1983 (v.11#9) pg. 207

Keeping brass beautiful. How to clean and polish brass and prolong the effects.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1984 (v.12#3) pg. 55

Tip: Use vinegar and salt to restore solid brass hardware. It will remove old lacquer, paint and built-up dirt.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1985 (v.13#3) pg. 60

Tip: How to remove factory-applied lacquer on brass hardware.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.15#6) pg. 18

Tip on cleaning, polishing and coating small items made of brass or bronze.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1988 (v.16#3) pg. 19

Recipe for removing lacquer, paint and tarnish from brass hardware.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1996 (v.24#3) pg. 18

Quick method for cleaning brass doorknobs, door plates, hardware, etc.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.24#6) pg. 16

Tips on removing oxidation and on waxing brass or copper hardware.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.25#2) pg. 18

Tip: Use oven cleaner to polish badly-tarnished brass.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1988 (v.165#2) pg. 118

Tip on using ketchup as a brass and copper cleaner.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #212 Mar 1994 (v.18#8) pg. 34

Three techniques for making brass objects bright and shiny and keeping them that way.
SKY & TELESCOPE Sep 1991 (v.82#3) pg. 307

Electrolytic process for cleaning brass, de-rusting ferrous metals, and sharpening old files.
WOODWORKER #1072 Mar 1983 (v.87) pg. 158

Tip: Use Louisiana hot sauce to clean brass.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 38

Tip on polishing brass.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1983 (v.39#5) pg. 18